2020 Symposium

Thank you for attending the 2nd Annual Symposium (Virtual) on Friday Oct 23, 2020

Webcasts of the Talks & Abstracts can be viewed here

Full Program and Speaker list can be accessed in the menu above.


Congratulations to our Abstract Award Winners! 

Patrick Emedom-Nnamdi, Chloe Casagrande, Mohammed Ali Alvi, Asad Lak, Davide Valeriani, Radwa Sharaf, Colin Magdamo, Gabe Loewinger, Caroline Goedmakers. Made possible with generous support from Care New England Health System.


Representing the first annual series of its kind, the symposium brings together leading health data science experts for a day of keynote & plenary talks on state-of-the-art advances, abstract presentations of cutting-edge work, & sessions to foster innovative collaborations. For this year's focus on neuro-related health data science, the audience includes both clinicians & scientists in neurosurgery, neurology, neuroradiology, neuropathology, psychiatry, neuroonc, rad onc, neuroengineering, biostatistics, & data science.


Registration is FREE

Registration is open to all clinicians, researchers, trainees, & students. 


Abstract submission is closed

Abstract submissions, especially from medical/graduate students and residents/postdocs, are welcome. Top-scoring abstracts will be eligible for awards and oral presentation.


The program and talks from last year's inaugural 2019 Symposium are now also available (accessed from the 2019 page), including from our Keynote speakers: Dr. Anil Nanda (Senior Vice President and Chair of Neurosurgery, Rutgers and RWJ Medical School), Dr. Jianying Hu (Global Science Leader, AI for Healthcare, IBM Research), and Dr. Neil Martin (Chief Quality Officer, Geisinger; Director of Geisinger Neuroscience Institute)

2020 Symposium Directors

Timothy Smith, MD PhD


Bryan Iorgulescu, MD



William Gormley, MD MPH MBA


JP Onnela, PhD 


Omar Arnaout, MD


Administrative Directors

Jack Hanna